1st August 2016

Over-use of an agricultural access

During these harvesting months, the natural consequences of demands on productivity – such as increased size and use of machinery and the consolidation of fields – are more noticeable and pose a threat to previously content, co-existing users.

During these harvesting months, the natural consequences of demands on productivity – such as increased size and use of machinery and the consolidation of fields – are more noticeable and pose a threat to previously content, co-existing users.

So what can be done to keep the peace?

Writing for Farmers Weekly, Thrings Associate Solicitor Becky Smyth, advises on how rights are limited in their nature and purpose, the geographical extent of the land that can benefit, and how this can be considered, addressed and challenged when they are exceeded.

Click here to read Becky’s article in full.


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